Sports Equipment

Unless otherwise noted, if sporting equipment meets allowable checked baggage requirements it will be checked as part of traveler’s allowable bags. Excess baggage charges apply to all baggage in excess of the free allowance. Overweight/oversize charges will be charged if applicable.


PenAir accepts one set of archery equipment consisting of one bow, quiver, and set of arrows as checked baggage. Archery equipment is not permitted as carry-on baggage.


PenAir accepts non-motorized single-seat bicycles as checked baggage. Handlebars must be fixed sideways and pedals removed or wrapped with protective packing material. Bikes should be placed in a bike box. When packed other than in a bike box, liability release forms must be signed. PenAir does not accept tandem bicycles.

PenAir charges a one-way transportation fee per bike - up to 100 lbs. - of $50.00. Bikes over 100 lbs must be sent air freight.

Fishing Equipment

PenAir accepts one set of fishing equipment per traveler consisting of two rods, one reel, net, boots, and one sealed or locked tackle box as checked baggage only. Your fishing equipment will count as one piece of your free baggage allowance. Passengers will be required to sign a liability release form. Normal excess baggage charges will apply if you exceed your free baggage allowance.

Ski Equipment

PenAir accepts on item of ski equipment as checked baggage. Ski equipment is not permitted as carry-on baggage. An item of ski equipment consists of any one of the following:

    • 1 ski bag and 1 ski boot bag containing skis, poles, and bindings
    • 1 pair of water skis
    • 1 snowboard

Additional ski and boot bags will be subject to normal excess baggage charges. Hard shell cases are recommended when checking your ski equipment. A liability release form must be signed for plastic/soft ski bags.

Firearms, Ammunition, and Handguns

Click here for more information on traveling with firearms.